Sicklerville man’s lawsuit contends he was ‘kidnapped’ by police

Andrew M. Santos

CAMDEN – A Sicklerville man’s lawsuit claims he was “kidnapped” by Camden County Police officers who stopped his car on a city street, then held him for questioning about the identity of a robbery suspect.

Rasheen Percell contends officers repeatedly violated his civil rights during the roughly three-hour incident, causing him to now live “in complete fear of the police.”

“This is a meritless and baseless claim,” Camden County spokesman Dan Keashen said Monday. “The county hasn’t been served with this frivolous filing, but if and when it does it will move for its dismissal.”

According to the lawsuit, police in three patrol cars stopped Percell while he was driving to pick up his girlfriend at a Parkside beauty salon around 6 p.m. on Dec. 9, 2019.

The suit alleges officers initially claimed Percell had committed a traffic violation, which the motorist disputed. An officer then allegedly said police “were

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Police warn of Avalon Park barbershop, beauty salon burglaries

Andrew M. Santos

Police are warning business owners of a string of recent burglaries reported at barbershops and beauty salons in Avalon Park on the South Side.

In each incident, a man pried open a door to the closed businesses, Chicago police said. Once inside, the man took televisions and salon equipment, police said.

The incidents happened:

  • Between 8:30 p.m. July 16 and 7:45 a.m. July 17 in the 8500 block of Stony Island;
  • Between 3 p.m. July 24 and 8 a.m. July 25 in the 1400 block of East 87th Street;
  • About 3:45 a.m. July 25 in the 1600 block of East 86th Street;
  • Between 1 p.m. July 28 and 6 a.m. July 29 in the 8300 block of South Stony Island;
  • Between 12 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. July 31 in the 2700 block of East 79th Street;
  • About 2:50 a.m. Aug. 4 in the 1700 block of East 87th
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Upcoming races show Democrats grappling with police reform messaging

Andrew M. Santos

Democrats are grappling with how to message on police reform ahead of a number of high-profile local races and the 2022 midterm elections as shootings rise across the country. 

Republicans successfully tied a number of Democrats to the defund the police movement in the 2020 general election, a tactic some centrist Democrats blame for their narrowed House majority.

Now, local and state races in 2021 could preview how the issue will play in 2022. In Philadelphia, for example, the city’s progressive District Attorney Larry Krasner overcame a primary challenge in what his allies saw as a win for the police reform movement. Meanwhile in New York City, Democratic primary candidate Andrew YangAndrew YangNew Yorkers may ditch progressivism to save their city: Will the nation follow? Jeffries endorses Wiley in New York mayor’s race Yang: ‘Defund the police is the wrong approach for New York City’ MORE warned earlier this

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Investigation Into Plaistow Police Chief Launched By State Attorney General’s Workplace

Andrew M. Santos

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